Asbestos Trust Transparency: S.B. 2062 (2016)
Pertains to asbestos bankruptcy trust claims transparency, asbestos medical criteria
Pertains to asbestos bankruptcy trust claims transparency, asbestos medical criteria requirements, and several asbestos-related tort reforms including codification of heightened causation standards. These include no duty to warn about asbestos products made by third parties, no punitive damages for asbestos cases, and no consolidated asbestos trials absent consent of all parties.
Poll Shows Public Disapproval for COVID-19 Lawsuits; Government Aid for Small Businesses Overwhelmingly Preferred
With a new presidential administration officially at the helm, public support for aid to small businesses and others impacted by the pandemic remains high. A new survey released today by the American Tort Reform […]
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.